Master of SciencePage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/languages/spanish/programs/ms.html
This is a Master’s of Science (M.S.) degree appropriate for those who plan to teach in higher education or who wish to continue on for a doctoral degree. Licensure is not required to teach at the college level, but courses in teaching skills are highly recommended. This program includes face-to-face, blended and online courses.
Face to face, blended and online courses. Residency required. This program prepares students of Spanish for teaching in higher education. Students interested in teaching at the college level should see their advisor about identifying appropriate methods courses and professional education courses to strengthen their teaching performance. Licensure is not required to teach at the college level, but courses in teaching skills are highly recommended. Fifty percent of the credits must be taken at the 600 level (excluding thesis and APP credits).
Thesis Plan - 30 credit program
Alternate Plan Paper (APP) - 34 credit program
Required Major Teaching Field (18 - 22 credits)
Choose any 500/600 level Spanish courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
Required Modern Language Teaching Methods (3 credits)
WLC 560 Methods of Teaching Modern Language (3 cr.)
Required Professional Education (6 credits)
Choose any 500/600 level Professional Education courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
Electives (0 - 4 credits)
Choose any 500/600 level courses selected in consultation with an advisor.
Required Thesis or Alternate Plan Paper Credits and Comprehensive Examination
SPAN 694 Alternate Plan Paper (1-2 cr.)
SPAN 699 Thesis (3-4 cr.)